Event News

  • Transitioning in History from School to University

    20th March 2018

    This one-day event organised by History UK is designed to support an exchange of information between history teachers in schools and universities in order to enhance understanding about issues in transition between these two educational phases.  The day has been built on a theory to practice model. In the morning,...

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  • What's Happening in Black British History? (WHBBH) VIII: Call for Papers

    8th February 2018

    Following the success of previous events in London, Liverpool, Bristol and Preston, the eighth of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies’ Black British History Workshops will be held at the University of Huddersfield, on Thursday 10th May 2018.   The Institute of Commonwealth Studies welcomes proposals for papers and presentations on a wide variety of themes...

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  • The new School History Curriculum and the transition to Higher Education

    24th January 2018

    A free-to-attend event organised by the Royal Historical Society and supported by the Historical Association. Recent changes to the specifications and curricula available at both GCSE and A-level have resulted in significant alterations to the historical education students receive in English schools from years 9 to 13 (with many schools starting...

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  • History Educators International Research Network (HEIRNET)

    19th January 2018

    31 Aug – 2 Sept 2018 The Ionian University, Corfu, Greece www.heirnet-heirj.com The History Educators International Research Network (HEIRNET) brings together colleagues from around the world interested in History's civilising, cultural, educational, moral, social, political and citizenship roles.  Greece and its neighbouring states are experiencing a resurgent Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and North...

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  • Berlin Tour for UK History Teachers

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    The German Embassy London together with the Federal Foreign Office organises a professional development tour for British teachers of history to Berlin, Germany from  15 – 21 October 2017 (deadline for applications: 8 September 2017). The purpose of the trip is to give participants a wide-ranging impression of present-day Germany,...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • Great Debate Final 2017 - Report

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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  • Are we there yet? Women as equals in a modern world

    8th March 2017

    For International Women’s Day and Women’s History month we are releasing our podcasts on: The Women’s Movement - Social and Political Change in the UK 1800-present. In the UK during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries women in organised groups began to challenge the world around them. They fought to be...

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  • Exciting Developments in History and Citizenship Education

    6th March 2017

    In February, EUROCLIO's work in the Euro-Med region has taken centre stage, with several interesting meetings involving our partners and interests in the region. In April 2018, the EUROCLIO Annual Conference will be held in the Mediterranean city of Marseille. See below for more information about our work in the region....

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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